Enliven Academy

Enliven offers leaders, teams, and organizations the opportunity for valuable insights through a combination of nature connection, music, and personal growth work.
What People Are Saying:


  • “With a unique knowledge of wisdom practices and the Bay Area outdoors, and a gift for creating a special container that helped me get to greater internal clarity on something I’ve been wrestling with, Spencer’s facilitation is highly recommended for anyone seeking to connect deeper to their purpose and how this purpose might be expressed.”Premal Shah, President, Kiva.org
  • “Spencer gave us a really thoughtful and reflective tour through the Berkeley Hills under the supermoon. It was a chance to get an evening in nature just 45 min from San Francisco.”Kenneth Howery, Partner, Founders Fund
  • ” You bring a holistic approach, and an awareness to self, surroundings, and experience that is quite unique, nice, and refreshing. Afterwards, I felt much more open, aware, confident, excited, and at peace.”Erin Coburn, Owner, Oakland Crush
  • “We’ve been nothing but satisfied with all of Spencer’s work. It has added to the vibrancy and community appeal of our projects. And we’re looking for ways to get his hands and expertise into more areas of our work.”Jamie Choy, Senior Project Manager, Signature Develoment Group
  • “I love the fact that the process gave us a chance to connect with the invisible world, trust what we were sensing through our intuition and then combine it with our logic. It is a very grounding, practical process that I plan to incorporate in my projects and work.”Chingwell Mutombu, Founder, Women's Healing Center Nigeria
  • “Spencer Honeyman is a fantastic facilitator who has helped our team dig deep and move with greater efficiency and power. He has an intuitive ability to sense what is needed on a project and then lead a team through a creative process that reveals important insights. His work has benefited our team tremendously.”Samuel Bernier, Relationship and Career Coach
  • “The workshop which Spencer Honeyman lead was a real eye opener. He was able to relate techniques for bridging the world of creative visualization with diverse practical projects. I now have a powerful tool to continuously include people in a dynamic creative process while working with them.”Laurie Winestock, Business Owner
  • “I’ve had the great pleasure of participating in a number of sessions led by Spencer Honeyman. As a facilitator, he is both playful and grounded. He also manages to strike a balance between structure and flexibility that provides clear direction while also allowing groups to move in an organic direction.”Carlin Getliffe, Digital Strategy Consultant


Join a cohort of practitioners to up-level your skills for working with groups & individuals.

The problems of today’s world will be solved by high-functioning groups with excellent skills in collaboration and innovation. If you work on people issues as a coach, facilitator, leader, or change-maker, you are well aware of the amount of conflict and disagreement that arises even between the most well-intentioned teams and individuals. We need spaces outside of work and family contexts to practice what it means to be part of a high-trust group and to sort through the dynamics of tribalism, power struggles, and differing worldviews.

The Academy is designed as a space of personal growth, professional development, purpose clarification, and camaraderie. It functions as an intentional, small, cohort style learning group for advanced techniques of creating group coherence by using our own cohort’s dynamics as the experiential material for learning and practice. Personal issues will surface and the intention is to help participants clarify their own learning by being a part of the process.

Join this group to practice skills, frameworks, and techniques for creating cultures that bring people together in a higher order without sacrificing individuality.

Some of the techniques we will build capacity in include:

  • Attuning to and working with subtle energy in the context of communication and group dynamics.
  • Spotting and navigating differing values and worldviews in the room.
  • Developing a meditative or pure awareness perspective in support of group process.
  • Working with shadow material and trauma that presents itself
  • Using movement, somatics, and creative intervention in relationship with more rational approaches.

The format:

  • Meeting over 4 months together
  • Once/month large group 90 min workshop via Zoom
  • Once/month small group 60 min workshop via Zoom
  • Cost – $1000
  • *Optional: Bay Area outdoor day long at conclusion

Next cohort: Nov 15th, 2020 – April 15th, 2021 



Make group music in nature in the spirit of integration and inspiration.
Enliven in Nature Image

Previous Workshops:

One of the best ways to clear one’s head and heal, is to head out to the wild and make music together. Come join an upcoming experience where as a small group we head outdoors to hike make music, using only the body and voice, in service of healing, celebration, grieving, clarification, and connection. These experiences are held monthly in different parks and wild spaces around the Bay Area and can take the form of play, ritual, ceremony, and practice.

Events are held for roughly 2-3 hrs and involve light hiking and movement combined with circling up to create body music in a facilitated, practice format. Join the Eventbrite group or Facebook group for more information and to stay up to date about upcoming experiences.

(These experiences can also be done indoors at conferences or adapated to specific circumstances. Please contact Spencer directly for more information.)

Note: *Due to Covid-19, experiences will only be held outdoors and be limited in size to 8 people. Masks will be required to be worn while circled in the group.

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    Get one-on-one support to clarify your purpose, heal, and move through challenge gracefully.

    I invite you to connect with me personally in a one-on-one container to explore the transformations and blocks that are present in your world. I work relationally and somatically with you to unlock tension and contraction in your body, make sense of your relationships, navigate conflict, and develop practices for spending more time in a place of clarity in your daily life and work.

    I work with executives, leaders, change makers, and individuals who are on a path to have positive impact in their spheres of influence.

    If you are considering a grounded container of support to work through a transition, heal an old pattern, or stabilize a new way of being in your life and leadership, please feel free to reach out and schedule a free initial session to see if we might be a good fit.

    Thank you,


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    Past Clients:

    Collaborating Organizations:

    Check out Delta Developmental for your organizational design needs where Spencer works as an associate. They have excellent experience with transforming organizations and support leaders through uncertainty & crisis.
    OpenDoor offers facilitated, curated coliving experience across major West Coast cities. If you are interested in starting a home or joining an existing transformational culture, check out their website for opportunities in your area. Spencer develops and operates the community training and support for the OpenDoor network of homes.


    Spencer Honeyman

    Spencer is an executive coach, group facilitator, and consultant committed to helping bringing about an innovative Earth society that works for all. He is a graduate Pomona college’s interdisciplinary Environmental Analysis program and is a Certified Integral Facilitator.

    Spencer has studied in-depth with master facilitators Thomas HublDiane Hamilton in the subjects human development, group dynamics, and improvisation. He has over a decade of practice in Shadow yoga & Tibetan meditation practice and he is a musician trained in the Art of Circlesinging in the lineage of Bobby McFerrin.

    Spencer brings this diverse experience of somatics, embodiment, subtle energetics, the arts, and spiritual development combined with a deep sense of fun to his work. He lives with his wife and son in the Bay Area, CA.


    Twitter: @s_honeyman

    Email: hello@spencerhoneyman.com

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